The Ferrari ‘madman’ who pioneered dirty F1 driving

While there had been grand prix racing for nearly half a century, it was not until 1950 that Formula 1 was born, and with it the world championship. Silverstone in May started it all, and the man on pole position also won the race and set the fastest lap. Giuseppe Farina went on to become the first world champion. Born into a wealthy Turin family in 1906, Farina won several major races in the ... ... Keep reading